Curriculum and Instruction Courses

CEE
304
Hours
3
Teach Elem School Scienc

Teaching experiences related to K-6 children's learning of science, with emphasis on teaching strategies that use inquiry approaches. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 370 with a minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 366 and CEE 401 and CEE 478 and CEE 496 and BER 450
CEE
320
Hours
3
Survey Elementary Eductn

Surveys elementary education as a professional career. Students become acquainted with factors affecting successful teaching in the elementary school.

Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 491, CRD 369
CEE
365
Hours
3
Literature For Children

Selection and teaching of literature for elementary school children at various developmental levels, according to interests, needs, and abilities. Intensive field experience. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 491 with a minimum passing grade of C-, CEE 320, CRD 369, MUE 385
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 370 and CEE 380 and CEE 401 and CEE 495 and KIN 364
CEE
366
Hours
3
Teaching Social Sciences

The nature of elementary school social studies, the resource unit, kinds of materials, teaching procedures, and the evaluation of learning. Intensive field experience. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 495, CEE 370, CEE 380 with a minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 304 and CEE 401 and CEE 478 and CEE 496 and BER 450
CEE
370
W
Hours
3
Teaching Reading Elem School

Materials and methods in the teaching of reading, with emphasis on assessment-based instruction and planning a balanced program. Intensive field experience. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 320, CEE 491, CRD 369, and MUE 385
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 365, CEE 380, CEE 401, CEE 495, and KIN 364
Writing
CEE
380
Hours
3
Teaching Elem Math

Teaching experiences related to children's developmental learning of elementary mathematics, with emphasis on teaching strategies, manipulatives, and other materials useful in teaching content. Intensive field experience. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 491 with a minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 365, CEE 370, CEE 401, CEE 495, and KIN 364
CEE
401
Hours
1-6
Managing Effective Classrooms

This course is designed to teach students the principles and theory of classroom management. Emphasis will be placed on the design and implementation of classroom management methods and techniques.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program
CEE
478
W
Hours
3
Teach Lang Arts In Elem School

Deepening understanding of the materials and methods for teaching of language arts with emphasis on planning and implementing a writing program. Intensive field experience. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 495, CEE 370, CEE 380 with a minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 304 and CEE 366 and CEE 401 and CEE 496 and BER 450
Writing
CEE
491
Hours
3
Early Childhood Curr. & Inst.

A foundation in the materials and methods for teaching in early childhood classrooms with an emphasis on child development, assessment, and instruction. Completion of Professional Semester II courses required.

Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 320, CRD 369, and MUE 385
CEE
495
Hours
3
Practicum

Open only to students in professional semester II of the elementary education program. This course offers students significant clinical experience and opportunities to plan and teach lessons. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 491 with minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 365, CEE 370, CEE 380, CEE 401, KIN 364
CEE
496
Hours
3
Senior Practicum

A field-based course providing opportunities to practice authentic classroom application of various subject areas in elementary education. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 370 with a minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 304, CEE 366, CEE 401, CEE 478, and BER 450
CEE
497
Hours
4.5-7.5
Internship Elem School

Observation, participation, and teaching experiences supervised by selected cooperating teachers in public elementary schools. Additional supervision is provided by College of Education personnel. Offered fall and spring semesters only. Application for student teaching must be made the semester prior to student teaching (excluding summer term) through the Office of Clinical Experiences. Formal application meetings are held and their times will be posted in Graves Hall and announced in the Crimson White prior to the meetings. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CEE 401, CEE 366, CEE 478, CEE 496 with a minimum passing grade of C-
CIE
480
W
Hours
3
Meth Teach Foreign Langs

Theories, methods, techniques, and essential media for teaching foreign languages effectively. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): None. Corequisite: CSE 489
Writing
CIE
497
Hours
3-12
Intern Foreign Lang Educ

Observation and teaching of the major subject in an elementary and secondary school. Offered in the fall and spring semesters only. Application for student teaching must be made the semester prior to student teaching (excluding summer term) through the Office of Clinical Experience. Formal application meetings are held and their times will be posted in Graves Hall and announced in the Crimson White prior to the meetings.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program
CIE
499
Hours
1-6
Special Topics in Early Childhood, Elementary, and/or Secondary Education

This course, offered on campus or abroad, provides opportunities to engage with topics or projects of collective concern in early childhood, elementary, and/or secondary education. Topics vary. May be repeated. Offered according to demand.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor
CRD
369
Hours
3
Foundations of Reading Instruction for Early Childhood and Elementary Children

Introduction to literacy development, instruction, and assessment for elementary school children. Foundational concepts of literacy instruction and best-practice are covered. A field component is required.

CRD
400
Hours
3
Teach Readg Diverse Learn K-12

A foundation in the materials and methods for teaching of reading and language arts K-12, with emphasis on intervention programs, assessment, and instruction for individual and small groups of students. Intensive field experience is required.

CRD
412
W
Hours
3
Impr Read Second Schools

Study of methods and strategies for teaching reading at the secondary and junior-college levels. Methods of teaching word attack and comprehension skills are emphasized. Diagnostic techniques, study skills, and teaching reading in the content areas are also covered. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program
Writing
CSE
390
Hours
3
Instructn Accomd Sec Sch

The course focuses on evaluating teaching and learning behaviors and on general teaching competencies.

Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CSE 493, and BEP 360 or BEF 360
CSE
401
C
Hours
3
Tech for Teaching Sec. Math

Examines and explores various existing and emerging classroom technologies for specifically teaching secondary mathematics topics including but not limited to spreadsheets, hand-held & computer graphing technologies, dynamic geometry software, computer algebra systems and data collection devices. Fall only. Computing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in MATH 227 and ST 260 CS 102 or CSE 390
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: MATH 403
Computer Science
CSE
406
Hours
3
Curriculm Secondary Math

Future secondary mathematics teachers examine advanced concepts, structures, and procedures that comprise secondary mathematics. This course focuses on current issues and trends in the curriculum, teaching, and learning of secondary mathematics with emphasis on the investigation and implementation of current reform efforts. Offered spring semester only. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CSE 401 Admission to Teacher Education Program
CSE
455
Hours
3
Adolescent Literature

Study of contemporary literature for young adults, with emphasis on high- interest and high-quality literature from diverse authors.

CSE
469
Hours
3
Pedagogical Grammar

This is a practical course intended to enhance the student's understanding of the structure of the English language. The course is designed to encourage a thorough study of grammar and its role in the English language arts curriculum, to explore the psycholinguistic nature of language processes, and to develop methods of instruction for the classroom.

CSE
470
Hours
3
Teaching Writing 6-12

This course is designed to prepare prospective English teachers to successfully teach and evaluate writing in grades 6-12.

CSE
476
C
Hours
3
Improving Science Teaching

Examination and evaluation of appropriate technologies for the secondary science curriculum. Technologies will include CD-ROM and Internet-based simulations and databases, Web pages and other Internet resources, multimedia presentations, and calculator-based laboratories. Computing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): CS 102 or CSE 390
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: BER 450, CRD 412, CSE 489, CSE 486
Computer Science
CSE
479
C, W
Hours
3
Teach Second Sch English

Methods and media essential to effective instruction of English in the secondary school. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CS 102 or CSE 390
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CSE 489, CRD 412, and BER 450
Computer Science, Writing
CSE
480
W
Hours
3
Teach Sec Sch Forgn Lang

Theories, methods, techniques, and essential media for teaching foreign languages effectively in the secondary school. Offered fall semester only. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CSE 489, CRD 412, BER 450
Writing
CSE
483
W
Hours
3
Teach Second School Math

The course presents primarily methods and instructional strategies of teaching mathematics, but necessarily includes a study of selected topics in mathematics. Offered fall semester only. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CSE 406 with a minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CSE 489, CRD 412, BER 450
Writing
CSE
485
Hours
3
Teaching Inquiry in Secondary Social Studies

This course is designed to assist students' understanding of and application of powerful, inquiry-based strategies to the design of meaningful 21st century social studies instruction and assessment.

Prerequisite(s): TEP
CSE
486
W
Hours
3
Teach Second Sch Science

Instructional strategies and media essential to effective learning of science in the secondary school. Content includes objectives, inquiry teaching, analysis of curricula, assessment, teaching for diversity, science-thinking skills, unit planning, and laboratory management. Offered only fall semester. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): None. Corequisite: CSE 489
Writing
CSE
487
C, W
Hours
3
Teach Second Soc Science

This course will use a reflective teaching model for examining the history, issues, and contemporary practices related to teaching middle- and high- school social science. Computing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course. Writing proficiency within the discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CS 102, or CSE 390 with a minimum passing grade of C-
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: BER 450 and CRD 412 and CSE 489
Computer Science, Writing
CSE
489
C
Hours
3
Clinicl Exper Second School

Observation and participation experiences in secondary schools. Computing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CS 102 OR CSE 390 Admission to Teacher Education Program
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: Appropriate methods course
Computer Science
CSE
493
Hours
1-3
Diversity Block Seminar

A reflective teaching model will be used to explore differences in race, class, gender, and academic achievement as they affect classroom interaction and academic success.

Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CSE 390
CSE
497
Hours
3-12
Sec School Teaching

Observation and teaching of the major subject in the secondary school. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): CSE 480 or CSE 476 or CSE 483 or CSE 487 or CSE 479 with a minimum passing grade of C-